The table below looks at the statistics for Linux skills in IT jobs advertised for the Walton-on-Thames region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 12 - 4
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Linux 21 0 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Walton-on-Thames 40.38% - 45.45%
As % of the Operating Systems category 75.00% - 66.67%
Number of salaries quoted 17 0 10
Average salary £52,500 - £26,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +3.89%
Linux
Surrey

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in permanent jobs advertised in the Walton-on-Thames region.

Operating Systems Category
Walton-on-Thames
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
28 8 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Walton-on-Thames 53.85% 21.62% 68.18%
Number of salaries quoted 24 7 15
Average salary £52,500 £33,250 £26,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+57.89% +27.88%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -2.66%

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in Walton-on-Thames

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Linux across the Walton-on-Thames region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Linux Jobs Demand Trend in Walton-on-Thames

Linux
Salary Trend in Walton-on-Thames

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Linux across the Walton-on-Thames region.

Linux Salary Trend in Walton-on-Thames

Linux
Salary Histogram in Walton-on-Thames

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Linux across the Walton-on-Thames region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

Linux Salary Histogram in Walton-on-Thames

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Walton-on-Thames

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the Walton-on-Thames region citing Linux also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Linux.

1 40 (100.00%) Degree
2 39 (97.50%) Software Engineering
2 39 (97.50%) C#
2 39 (97.50%) C++
2 39 (97.50%) UNIX
2 39 (97.50%) Windows
3 35 (87.50%) XML
4 33 (82.50%) Telecoms
5 27 (67.50%) OOP
5 27 (67.50%) MS Excel
6 23 (57.50%) Use Case
6 23 (57.50%) Software Architecture
6 23 (57.50%) Static Code Analysis
6 23 (57.50%) Ada
6 23 (57.50%) Data Modelling
6 23 (57.50%) OOD
6 23 (57.50%) COBOL
6 23 (57.50%) Java
6 23 (57.50%) OO
6 23 (57.50%) XML Schema
6 23 (57.50%) Microsoft
6 23 (57.50%) UML
6 23 (57.50%) Finance
6 23 (57.50%) Aerospace
6 23 (57.50%) Automotive
7 16 (40.00%) Python
7 16 (40.00%) Perl
8 12 (30.00%) C
8 12 (30.00%) Solaris
8 12 (30.00%) ISEB

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Walton-on-Thames by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the Walton-on-Thames region citing Linux also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Linux. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 27 (67.50%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 10 (25.00%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (10.00%) Relational Database
1 4 (10.00%) RDBMS
1 4 (10.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 12 (30.00%) InstallShield
2 4 (10.00%) GCC
2 4 (10.00%) Clang
2 4 (10.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 33 (82.50%) Telecoms
2 23 (57.50%) Finance
2 23 (57.50%) Aerospace
2 23 (57.50%) Automotive
3 1 (2.50%) German Language
Job Titles
1 27 (67.50%) Software Developer
1 27 (67.50%) Developer
2 12 (30.00%) Analyst
2 12 (30.00%) QA Analyst
3 5 (12.50%) Junior
3 5 (12.50%) Junior Analyst
4 4 (10.00%) QA Tester
4 4 (10.00%) Tester
5 3 (7.50%) UAT Tester
6 2 (5.00%) Software Tester
7 1 (2.50%) Technical Engineer
7 1 (2.50%) Field Engineer
7 1 (2.50%) Sales Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (87.50%) XML
2 23 (57.50%) XML Schema
3 4 (10.00%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 4 (10.00%) STL
Operating Systems
1 39 (97.50%) UNIX
1 39 (97.50%) Windows
2 12 (30.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (97.50%) Software Engineering
2 27 (67.50%) OOP
3 23 (57.50%) Use Case
3 23 (57.50%) Software Architecture
3 23 (57.50%) Static Code Analysis
3 23 (57.50%) Data Modelling
3 23 (57.50%) OOD
3 23 (57.50%) OO
3 23 (57.50%) UML
4 12 (30.00%) Test Strategy
4 12 (30.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 12 (30.00%) Time Management
4 12 (30.00%) Test Automation
4 12 (30.00%) Software Testing
4 12 (30.00%) Project Planning
5 10 (25.00%) Regression Testing
6 4 (10.00%) TDD
6 4 (10.00%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 39 (97.50%) C#
1 39 (97.50%) C++
2 23 (57.50%) Ada
2 23 (57.50%) COBOL
2 23 (57.50%) Java
3 16 (40.00%) Python
3 16 (40.00%) Perl
4 12 (30.00%) C
4 12 (30.00%) Ruby
5 4 (10.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 40 (100.00%) Degree
2 12 (30.00%) ISEB
2 12 (30.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (30.00%) QA
Vendors
1 23 (57.50%) Microsoft
2 12 (30.00%) Red Hat